Top Pieces by Kirby and Kubert! – Original Comic Art Tips #242
Welcome to #242 of Original Comic Art Tips!
An American Vampire cover by Sean Murphy for $6,8k, a beautiful DPS for $4,2k, an Hellboy pinup by Mike Mignola for a $3,6k B.O., the Conan page by John Buscema for $2,8k, the Transformers page by Don Perlin for $2,7k, a Spider-Man splash by Alan Davis for $2,5k, a Conan tryout page by Barry Smith for $2,4k, a Transmetropolitan page by Darick Robertson for $2,2k.
The vintage Punisher sketch by Mike Zeck I found overpriced was instead sold for $1,4k… a Spider-Man full figure commission by Romita Jr. went for $950, the original price it was sold for in December. Two Neal Adams head sketch commissions for a $1k B.O.
Heritage Weekly Auction: more than $7k paid for this 2019 Metal Men cover by George Perez, the iconic Phantom strip by Sy Barry for $5,5k, a Shang-Chi page by Jim Starlin for $5k, $4,3k was the highest price for the Terry strips by Caniff, $1,3k for a Y page by Pia Guerra, $1,2k for a 1997 Garfield daily.
Catawiki: the Necron splash by Magnus went for €1k, the Uncle Scrooge splash by Cavazzano for €950, the illustration by Jacovitti for €500, the Nick Carter strip by Bonvi for €450, the sketch by Sergio Toppi for €350.
Comiclink: highest price for the animation illustration by Jack Kirby, sold for $6,666 (really), another (published) piece for $6,2k. A Punisher cover by Tim Bradstreet for $5,8k, a Phoenix cover by J. Scott Campbell for $5k.
Good deals: $3k for a Spidey 2099 page by Rick Leonardi and $1,4k for a X-Men page by Andy Kubert are good prices in 2022… $900 for a Thor page by Pollard, $900 for a Lady Death DPS by Steven Hughes, $500 for a Flash page by Brett Booth, $450 a Spidey page by Bachalo, $200 for a Superman page by Immonen.
Look: the original letters page from X-Men #5 went for $1,3k.
Little Nemo Auction: a page from Dylan Dog #1 went for €9,8k, a four-page Joe Galaxy story by Mattioli for €5,4k, a Valentina page by Crepax for €3,9k, the Pippo page by Pazienza went for a very low $850.
Jim Lee: a Batman commission spot was sold for charity at $18,5k.
This week on eBay
This Romita cover stat is getting a lot of bids…
Heritage Weekly Auction
Heritage Garfield Auction
Seems like the Garfield archives are nearing the end, this is a smaller auction than we’re used to.
See you next week!!